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Table 7 Hospital admissions 2008–2011. Age- and gender adjusted incidence rate ratios following multivariate poisson regression analysis. (95% C.I)

From: How social and geographical backgrounds affect hospital admission with a serious condition: a comparison of 11 immigrant groups with native-born Norwegians

  Model 1
Primary education as highest completed education
Model 2
Secondary education as highest completed education (13–14 years)
Model 3
Tertiary/university- education (more than17 years)
Norway (ref) 1 1   
Sweden 0,85*** (0,79 – 0,92) 0,84*** (0,78 – 0,90) 0,81*** (0,76 - 0,87)
Poland 0,60*** (0,52 - 0,69) 0,58*** (0,53 – 0,63) 0,93 (0,85 – 1,03)
Bosnia 0,85** (0,77 – 0,93) 0,97 (0,90 – 1,05) 1,20*** (1,10 – 1,32)
Russia 0,58*** (0,50 - 0,67) 0,85 (0,73 – 1,00) 1,00 (0,89 – 1,13)
Somalia 0,62*** (0,57 – 0,68) 1,07 (0,93 – 1,23) 0,86 (0,68 – 1,09)
Turkey 0,81*** (0,75 – 0,87) 0,97 (0,84 – 1,13) 0,77 (0,60 – 1,00)
Sri Lanka 0,73*** (0,66 – 0,81) 1,10 (0,99 – 1,23) 1,19* (1,02 – 1,40)
Iraq 0,84*** (0,78 – 0,91) 1,15* (1,02 – 1,30) 1,14* (1,02 – 1,27)
Iran 0,86** (0,78 – 0,94) 1,26*** (1,15 – 1,37) 1,11* (1,01 – 1,23)
Pakistan 1,17*** (1,12 – 1,23) 1,38*** (1,27 – 1,49) 1,67*** (1,52 – 1,82)
Vietnam 0,50*** (0,46 – 0,54) 0,67*** (0,59 – 0,75) 1,00 (0,86 – 1,15)
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001
  2. Definition of variables: Gender: male = 1, female =2. Age: 20–29 = reference, additional four variables for each age group 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60–69
  3. 1Individuals with missing education was excluded from the analysis